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Graduate Assistantships

A graduate assistantship (GA) is a wonderful opportunity to work with various departments within the College of Business and Economics (COBE), or anywhere on campus, while working toward a graduate degree. COBE graduate assistants will work in one or more areas which may include:

  • Academic research and support for faculty
  • Tutor undergraduate students
  • Teach undergraduate classes
  • Support for event coordination and/or marketing COBE through the Graduate Business Studies Office
  • Support the efforts of the one of our Centers of Excellence

Information about COBE GAs


March 1 Deadline: COBE offers a limited number of  GA positions for students enrolled in the Career Track MBA Program (Boise State’s full-time MBA program). To be eligible to accept an award, candidates must start the application process by March 1.


The GA waives all tuition and fees and pays a stipend of approximately $9,000 for the academic year, and requires 20 hours work per week throughout the semester. Contracts are not automatically renewed, but students may apply for a second year.

How to Apply

To apply for a Graduate Assistantship, please complete and submit this the Graduate Assistantship Form. If you have any questions please contact:

Trisha Stevens-Lamb
Career Track/ MSA & MSAT Program Director
Business Graduate Studies
(208) 426-3116

None COBE GAships

Sometimes other colleges/departments across campus look to hire MBA students as a Graduate Assistant. Please see links below when these become available:

Bicycle Shop Graduate Assistant with Campus Recreation & Public Safety

Executive MBA program graduate assistantship
We are looking for a current Boise State seniors that can start working this spring and have the GAships while in the MBA or MSA/T program starting Fall 2019.